Assess Your ‘Movement Health’ to Lower Your Risk of Back Pain Americans spend more than $87 billion each year on low back and neck pain treatment, according to a study in the Journal of American Medical Association. To prevent that figure from rising further, we must find ways to prevent the high rate of back pain incidences from occurring in the first place. And that means getting real about how we move during a variety
As back-to-school season is upon us, once again, the owners and practitioners at Total Body Physical Therapy are often asked what should college bound students look for in school based physical therapy programs. Here is some no nonsense guidance for students: When speaking with a physical therapy clinic, whether on campus or independent, be sure to understand the size of the therapy clinic.  Inquire as to how many therapists are on staff and the hours
Recognizing Changes in Your Body After The Birth of a Child Some of the most important physiological and bio-chemical changes occur in the post-partum phase of a women’s life.  Yet, few women and their physicians know the proper way to respond to the changes.  The most commonly talked about elements and experiences discussed by many are post-partum depression.  While this is an absolutely vital and essential discussion point of the postpartum phase, many women experience
Norwalk, CT : For immediate Release This week marks a special time and an opportunity for Total Body Physical Therapy in Norwalk, CT to thank the greater Norwalk and Fairfield County community.  With a lifetime of medical experience and business acumen Hope Bove, MBA, DPT, Brian Elmo, MPT, ATC, CSCS and Alison Farrell, MS, ATC, LAT celebrate two years with their new venture in Total Body Physical Therapy. With over 40 years in the Physical

Pregnancy and Low Back Pain

Posted by admin on  March 5, 2018
Pregnancy and Low Back Pain Physical Therapy Can Reduce Back and Pelvic Pain During and After Pregnancy Experts estimate that anywhere from 24% to 90% of women experience low back or pelvic-region pain when they are pregnant. Many women find that this pain goes away when the baby is born. However, more than a third of women still have pain 1 year after giving birth. Physical therapy during and after pregnancy can help decrease low